Recipe: Roasted Italian Cauliflower

Over the next few months we will be showing you how to #CookTheItalianWay with Pietro’s top tips and recipes across our social media channels and blog.

This week we will be showing you how to create your very own roasted Italian cauliflower – a quick, healthy and tasty treat which would be perfect as a snack or side dish. It’s also featured on our seasonal blackboard specials so why not try on your next visit to Europa.

What You Need:

  • 1 small head cauliflower, cut into medium-size florets (about 4 cups)
  • 1/2 cup grape tomatoes, halved
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon drained capers
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 lemon
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

Step 1

PreHeat your oven to  250°c / 475 degrees F / Gas Mark 9

Step 2

Chop up the cauliflower into small florets and then place onto baking tray.

Step 3

Slice your tomatoes in half and add to the tray.

Step 4

Add capers, garlic, and salt and pepper for that extra flavour.

Step 5

Then add 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil covering the baking tray.

Step 6

Roast in the oven for 20 minutes until the cauliflower browns, tossing halfway through the cooking process.

Step 7

Once out the oven squeeze a small amount of lemon and add some parsley ready to serve and enjoy!